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Published: June 8, 2011 at 01:23 PM GMT
Last Updated: July 25, 2011 at 01:23 PM GMT
Can Canoe Ventures fulfill a 35-year old quest to bring interactivity to the television industry? Watch Jack Myers’ comments on the future of Canoe in this week’s Jack Myers Video Media Business Report. The vision of Canoe is to offer a suite of ITV products but today Canoe offers only requests for information, and will soon be delivering polling, voting and trivia. Read Jack Myers exclusive interview with Canoe CEO David Verklin and check out our 10-year forecast of Interactive TV advertising revenues exclusively at www.jackmyers.com.
Subscribers can access the report at www.jackmyers.com. I share exclusive insights from the report in this week’s Video Media Business Report, available here and through Reuters Insider iPad app, which is available at no cost to all Media Business Report subscribers.
Beverly Hills, CA – NBC put on a jam-packed and very effective day Sunday at the Summer Television Critics Association tour, which included panels for all of its new fall series, its upcoming telecast of the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, show-runners from several of its returning shows (including The Blacklist, Grimm, Parenthood and Chicago Fire, among others) and one that mesmerized the roughly 250 reporters and critics gathered here: A heavy duty crash course in the ever-changing art of total audience measurement presented by NBCUniversal Research and Media Development President Alan Wurtzel.Read More
This was abundantly clear last Saturday when Amazon Studios and Hulu largely dominated an entire day at the Summer tour. Amazon, making its TCA debut, was here for three and one-half hours, which included a lunch following six panels. They included sessions with the producers and casts of Alpha House , which is the first Amazon series renewed for a second season, and four upcoming series – comedies Transparent and Mozart in the Jungle and dramas Bosch and The After. The pilots for these series are currently available for free viewing on Amazon.Read More